Manet's Modernism: Or, the Face of Painting in the 1860s

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Manet's Modernism, or, The Face of Painting in the 1860s is the culminating work in a trilogy of books by Michael Fried exploring the roots and genesis of pictorial modernism. Building on his earlier studies of the central antitheatrical tradition within Enlightenment and post-Enlightenment French painting, Fried argues that previous accounts of Edouard Manet as the first modernist painter are based on a simplistic reading of the situation Manet inherited and, partly as a result, fail to grasp the specificity, complexity, ...

Manet's Modernism: Or, the Face of Painting in the 1860s 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226262178

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Manet's Modernism: Or, the Face of Painting in the 1860s 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226262161

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